Islamabad: The National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) announced on Saturday that it will lift the lockdown imposed by the surge in coronavirus cases in Sindh Province from August 9.
After the coronavirus lockdown, the Sindh Ministry of Interior issued a notice that government agencies will be closed until August 8. According to the notice, all government offices under the Sindh provincial government announced that they will be closed from July 31 to August 8.
NCOC joint meeting was held in Karachi
The Minister of Health Dr. Faisal Sultan and the Sindh provincial government team are led by Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. The forum praised the Sindh provincial government for its efforts to increase vaccination across the province.
The meeting decided to lift the blockade of the whole province, but also decided to strengthen the implementation of standard operating procedures in areas with a high incidence of coronavirus.
The decision to open a school and conduct examinations in Sindh will be made at the inter-provincial meeting of ministers of education. The meeting also appreciated the vaccination rate in Sindh Province.
The meeting also decided that in view of the Muharram Festival and the end of the blockade, the standard operating procedures for the coronavirus should be strictly implemented, and smart blockades should be implemented in 13 cities including Karachi and Hyderabad to control Covid-19.
It has also been decided to strictly enforce standard operating procedures for the coronavirus among citizens.
On the other hand, Pakistan has reported 95 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, as the number of positive cases has soared to 1,063,125. The national death toll has jumped to 23,797.
According to the latest data from the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC), 4,720 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.